Tag Archives | war crimes

15,000 Killed Since January – UN report

A UN report released on Monday shows that the conflict in Iraq continues to take a terrible toll on civilians, with at least 15,000 killed and 30,000 injured since January 2014. Widespread human rights violations and massive displacement continue unabated throughout the country. The report, compiled by the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and […]

Iraqi Forces under Investigation for War Crimes

By Patrick Schmidt. Elite units of the Iraqi Security Forces have been placed under investigation by the Iraqi government. Reports show these units torturing and executing members of the Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL). Other images show Iraqi soldiers hanging members of the IS from towers. Iraqi authorities are now trying to find additional photos […]


Video: Peshmerga Accused of War Crime

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Peshmerga forces are being accused of a possible war crime in Iraq. A video has emerged showing Peshmerga soldier shooting dead a captured fighter from the Istamic State of Iraq and the Levant […]